The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 148 121 165
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +44
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 6 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 1.15% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.29% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 33 12
Median salary £53,750 £43,750 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -23.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £37,750 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,485 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.19%
Data Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2559 2712 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.01% 89.30% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1698 2217
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,284 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 5 £53,750 - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 5 (55.56%) COBIT
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (55.56%) ITSM
3 5 (55.56%) Security Management
3 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Supplier Management
3 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Office Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Cybercrime
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) IT Manager
1 5 (55.56%) IT Security Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) COBIT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blog
2 1 (11.11%) Cybercrime
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) ITSM
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Supplier Management
3 2 (22.22%) Office Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) GIAC
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) COBIT
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
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